The Animal Shelter of Linn County has been open since 2003. In the last three years, we have received 1168 dogs and 553 cats. 259 dogs were adopted, 266 dogs claimed by owners, 348 dogs sent to rescue. 275 cats were adopted, 28 cats claimed by owners, 23 cats sent to rescue. We euthanize only when an animal is a physical threat to people, or as a humane act due to severe illness.
We are not part of any city, county, state, federal government or any other organization. We are financially dependent on fundraisers, donations and adoptions. We have never received any large donation from any bequest or trust. The shelter's yearly budget is over $90,000.00, not counting service and goods donations. Of this amount, approximately $8,000.00 comes from $1.00 per citizen from the cities of Brookfield, Bucklin, Laclede, Marceline and Meadville. Most of the remaining $82,000.00 is raised by volunteers and individual donors.
We are licensed yearly under the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Our facility is inspected multiple times each year by a Department of Agriculture official. The shelter has passed this inspection without any deficiencies the past five visits in a row.
The Animal Shelter of Linn County is located a mile south of Brookfield on Highway 11. We are open to the public from 11:00am. to 4:00 pm Tuesday through Friday and 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday. Adoption fees are $125 per dog ($60.00 of this is paid to the veterinarian for the rabies shot and for spaying or neutering). Cat adoptions are $40 with all of this amount paid for the same veterinary services as dogs. There are reduced fees for animals not requiring these veterinary services or for special circumstances. If you have a lost pet or are looking for a new pet, please come by the shelter during public business hours or call the shelter (660) 258-3322. We welcome visitors.
|ANIMAL SHELTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS|
President — Michele Brosemer
Vice-President — Debbie Taylor
Treasurer — Sharon Moore
Secretary — Jim Arnold
Member — Dave Ankeney
Member — Ryan Montgomery, DVM
Member — Cindy Ludington
Member — Vincent McCaghy
Member — Sue Judas
Member — Debbie Waldrep
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Animal Shelter of Linn County
29205 Highway 11 South
Brookfield, MO 64628
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